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will be much, much faster, the results come in in part because of the poll workers had an opportunity to use the new equipment. again, this is the first time they used it and this is going to speed things up now that they have experience and he told us that 22,000 people voted in that early-voting process in the district. he said the busiest voting location for early voting was chevy chase; how far, they did not count those votes until last night. they wanted to make sure that no totals leaked out in advance of last night's election results. brian? >> beth parker is live tonight. >>> as you heard from his tone, vincent gray is on the way to becoming the district's next mayor and won the nomination defeating fenty by 53 to a 45% margin. gray is filling out his legion of the future. fox 5s karen gray houston is here now. karen? >> reporter: vince gray held a news conference outside of the hotel where he held his victory party last night. he said he would like to see a more uniteed city and wants to hear from residents about what they want. >> we're here for you. thank you, sir. >> thank you. >
equipment for much of the problem. at the start of the day, some poll locations couldn't use voting scanners because of an issue verifying the serial numbers. turns out, they had bad instructions and, even mayoral candidate vincent gray got caught up in the trouble. >> there were numerous problems beginning with my own precinct, when i went to vote. >> you can find something to complain about at every polling location. what is happening today is typical when you roll out new equipment in the voting jurisdiction. >> reporter: officials say by mid-day, most of the problems were fixed and business was running as usual. and there were long lines for same-day registration and this is the first time the city has done this and registering can take as much as 15 minutes per person and some people said they waited an hour or more and some less. election officials say they told people to register early for this -- or this would happen. >> reporter: let's get back to the d.c. mayor race. we had technical problems to talk about vin vent gray -- vincent gray. he's calling for the polls to stay open longe
is wrong. it's possibly time for us in a new way to actually stand up and confront terrorism. >> reporter: talk of burning talks of the koran on u.s. soil united passionate protest on the streets of the middle east. imam nassim who resides at the mosque in silver spring said unless pastor jones is stopped, the radical muslims he rails against will, again, target the u.s. with hate-filled violence. >> in other countries, people don't say this is a small group in florida. they say in america our holy book is being burned, so they will be employing more suicide bombers to come and hurt the united states interests. so, it's a very small group but the perception given outside will be big and it's very, very dangerous. >> reporter: at a meeting with the area's interfaith leaders in washington yesterday, u.s. attorney general eric holder called pastor jones' plans idiotic and dangerous and u.s. officials seem at a loss to do anything to stop it, citing the pastor's 1st amendment rights, brian. >>> the news edge on the d.c. mayoral race and forget everything you heard on the huge 17-point lead. a
to the -- to promote traditional kickboxing. both of these guys are in the 60s and used to be professional six booker -- kickboxers. kickboxing has a long history in thailand and abrought. blam abroad. mayor -- mayor fenty facing down accusations of being aloof and out of touch. trying to change that, the reputation in the final hours before elect day, but do his words match his actions? fenty spent hours by himself running a triathalon yesterday while vincent gray pressed the flesh in church and he showed up over an hour late whole promising a more engage response of administration and tomorrow, it will be up to the people to decide if mayor fenty is a changed man. >>> all right. yeah. go redskins. mayor fenty is a politician with a political problem. image. in the bizarre position before election day of using his substance to defend his style. >> there was not one time when we were making the decisions around consolidating schools or laying off employees or changing the taxi cabs from zones to meters that we thought we were going to be able to maintain t
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